Problem-Based Pain Management

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Author: Eric Hsu, Charles Argoff, Katherine Galluzzi, Raphael Leo, Andrew Dubin
Affiliation: David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN 10: 1107606101
ISBN 13: 9781107606104
eISBN: 9781139135054
Edition: 1st
Pain management is an essential part of clinical practice for all healthcare providers from trainees, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners through to practicing physicians. Problem-Based Pain Management is a collaboration between experts in anesthesiology, geriatric medicine, neurology, psychiatry and rehabilitation which presents a multidisciplinary management strategy. Over 60 chapters follow a standard, easy-to-read, quick access format on: clinical presentation, signs and symptoms, lab tests, imaging studies, differential diagnosis, pharmacotherapy, non- pharmacologic approach, interventional procedure, follow-up and prognosis. The broad spectrum of topics include headache, neck and back pain, bursitis, phantom limb pain, sickle cell disease and palliative care. Unlike other large, cumbersome texts currently available, this book serves as a quick, concise and pertinent reference in the diagnosis and management of common pain syndromes. The concise and easy-to-read format aids quick diagnosis and accurate treatment Includes most common pain conditions making it a valuable reference for everyday use Written by a team of experts from a diverse range of specialities.
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